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Regional Vibrancy and Sustainability

Event
24May2017

Education Funders Roundtable: School Funding

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
8:30am - 10:30am
Philadelphia, PA

During this session we will be joined by Donna Cooper, Executive Director, Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY), who will explain how public education funding is raised and distributed in Pennsylvania and will describe a campaign t

Event
23Mar2017

Education Funders Roundtable: Pathways to College and Career Readiness

Thursday, March 23, 2017
8:30am - 10:30am
Philadelphia, PA

Please join Philanthropy Network for the next Education Funders Roundtable.  Building off of the Education Funders’ interactive October 5th session, 

News

Opinion | Solving Philly’s poverty issues takes consistent, relentless effort by Mayor Jim Kenney

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Mayor Kenney arugues that ultimately, the best ways to reduced Philadelphia's systemic, intergenerational poverty are to improve educational and economic opportunities, and to empower residents with the resources they need to get family-sustaining jobs.

News

William Penn Foundation announces new grants

Monday, December 16, 2019

In November, the William Penn Foundation Board of Directors approved grants of nearly $20 million in support of Great Learning, Great Public Spaces and Watershed Protection.

News

City of Philadelphia Launches “PHLConnectED”

Thursday, August 6, 2020

The City of Philadelphia today announced PHLConnectED, a collaboration to connect up to 35,000 low-income K-12 student households with internet service and laptops and provide digital skills training and tech support for families, 

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